David Niven

Duration: 1 hour, 7 minutes

First transmitted in 1972, Michael Parkinson's special guest, David Niven, draws on stories from his past including his first introduction to ‘the fairer sex’, his time in the Army, his adventures as a jobbing actor and the itchy feet that led to him leaving Hollywood to live in France.

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Michael Parkinson
Interviewed Guest
David Niven
Richard Drewett
Mel Cornish


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    A collection of BBC interviews with influential figures of the 20th century.

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